In all other cases the action must be tried in the county in which the plaintiffs
or the defendants, or any of them, reside at its commencement, or if none of the defendants
reside in the State, then in the county in which the plaintiffs, or any of them, reside;
and if none of the parties reside in the State, then the action may be tried in any
county which the plaintiff designates in the plaintiff's summons and complaint, subject
to the power of the court to change the place of trial, in the cases provided by statute;
provided that any person who has resided on or been stationed in a United States
Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, or Air Force installation or reservation within
this State for a period of one (1) year or more next preceding the institution of
an action shall be deemed a resident of the county within which such installation
or reservation, or part thereof, is situated and of any county adjacent to such county
where such person stationed at such installation or reservation lives in such adjacent
county, for the purposes of this section. The term person shall include military personnel and the spouses and dependents
of such personnel.
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